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Resources for Small Businesses During COVID-19

We’ve put together a list of resources relevant to small businesses during this unprecedented time. We hope you find these helpful! National Restaurant Association Coronavirus Information and Resources [Click Here] Small Business Guide and Checklist for Coronavirus Emergency Loans English [Click Here] Spanish [Click Here] U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster …

Commercial Fryer Buying Guide

You’re managing a flagship burger joint or a popular American steakhouse. The crowds keep filing in, and everyone is craving fresh french fries or a platter of chicken tenders. It’s all hands on deck in your kitchen, and at the center of the action is your commercial fryer. A commercial …

COVID-19 UPDATE: How Chefs’ Toys is Responding

  Updated: March 24, 2020 As news around COVID-19 is changing by the minute, we wanted to let you know that we’re monitoring developments closely. We recognize that the restaurant and foodservice industry has been greatly impacted over the past few weeks, and we want you to know we’re in …

Essential Advice for Young Chefs

Kyle Sampson has a deep understanding of the kitchen. He began working as a busser at age 15 before graduating from UCLA with a history degree. His passion for cooking reignited after he committed to an apprenticeship with the American Culinary Foundation in his mid-30s. He then went on to …

Food Safety In Restaurants

Food safety in the foodservice industry isn’t optional. If you’ve worked in a restaurant for a while, you might think you know everything about proper food handling and hygiene, but it’s never a bad idea to take a refresher course. There are plenty of smart strategies for handling and storing …

Why Should You Buy Cast Iron Skillets?

Cast iron skillets are always referred to as something of greatness. The legend of a cast iron skillet is known to be the end all, be all of cookware. But, why? Today, we’re going to dive into all things cast iron to really understand what these fabled skillets are capable …

How To Make A Charcuterie Board That Will Impress

Charcuterie is so much more than a cheese plate. It’s a blank canvas where you can assemble fine cheeses, cured meats, and complementary side dishes. It’s also the perfect centerpiece for a party, whether you’re hosting a classy dinner or a casual sports hangout. In this handy guide, we’ve shared …

Holiday Drinks and Glassware to Feature This Holiday Season

Nothing says “holiday cheer” quite like eggnog, some Christmas cookies, and gathering the whole family around the fireplace. In this holiday guide, we’ve shared 5 of our favorite cocktails to get you feeling festive, as well as the perfect glassware pairing for each drink. These seasonal spirits are a fun …

Buying Your First Industrial Kitchen Mixer

Industrial kitchen mixers are highly versatile, with a variety of attachments that can handle specialty mixing jobs. They’re an essential piece of equipment for any commercial kitchen. Almost every industrial kitchen mixer includes a bowl, a bowl lift wheel, a bowl guard, front/rear covers, mixing attachments, and onboard controls. However, …